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Provides clear decision procedures for ethical dilemmas that are intuitive and useful
Links classic and contemporary theories of ethical decision making and justification
Includes clear, memorable, and engaging hypothetical cases
This short introduction to the discipline of Ethics in its practical and professional applications teaches, in simplest form, the discipline's vocabulary and forms of reasoning. It includes illustrative cases, clear explanations of philosophical terminology, and presents decision procedures appropriate to a hierarchy of cases. It is meant to be a foundation for elementary work in Ethics.
Content Level »Upper undergraduate
Keywords »Commitment to Rationality - Dilemmas of Professional Ethics - Ethical Decision Making - Foundation of Ethical Reasoning - Fundamentals of “Principlism,” - Moral Reasoning - Nature and History of Applied Ethics - Principles of Ethics - Professional morality - Reasoning in Ethics - Reasoning of Applied Ethics - Stakeholder Theory - Teleological, Deontological, and Ontological Reasoning - The Belmont Report - Theoretical Ethics - “Ethic” of Various Professions